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Mrs. McGinn from Burien WA is requesting Instructional Technology through DonorsChoose, the #1 classroom funding site for teachers.

Focused on Learning

My students need headphones to help them limit distractions to focus on learning. I am also asking for letter beads, pompoms, and other items for counting collections.

  • $251 goal

This project expired on May 22, 2018.

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

My students come from all over the globe. The diversity is awesome and they experience the challenges that come from families relocating such as language and poverty. These students are eager to learn and make the most of each day.

They like to have fun and are working hard to become great readers.

First graders' work focuses on the word meanings, comprehension of story elements, and listening to themselves to make their reading sound just right. Help us rediscover the world through reading.

My Project

Students are talkative and excited. During interventions students who aren't working with the teacher have access to adaptive math and reading programs on the computer. The last step for students to maximize the resources we already have are headphones.

Headphones will help students focus and think before clicking.

The goal for these adaptive programs is to target students' learning at just the right difficulty. It's amazing to see how much students learn from focusing their effort.

We do Counting Collections each Friday where students count everyday objects. When students are given freedom to just count they build stamina and number sense. They start grouping into 10s and 1s, eventually 100s, and counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s. Strong number sense helps students be successful in math throughout their lives.

Mrs. McGinn
Grades PreK-2
More than half of students from low‑income households

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3 donors3 donors have given to this project.

This project will reach 25 students.

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Where Your Donation Goes

Materials Cost Quantity Total
AmazonBasics Volume Limited On-Ear Headphones for Kids - Blue/Green • Amazon Business $13.49 10 $134.90
BEADNOVA 800pcs Alphabet Letter Loose Beads with White Acrylic Black Letters Alphabet "A-Z" Cube Beads For Jewelry Making with Free Jewelry Cords and 120pcs AB Colorful Beads Included (6mm) • Amazon Business $8.98 1 $8.98
Acerich 2000 Pcs 1cm Assorted Pompoms Multicolor Arts and Crafts Fuzzy Pom Poms Balls for DIY Creative Crafts Decorations • Amazon Business $7.99 1 $7.99
560 Pieces Assorted Buttons For Crafts Mixed Color Resin Round Buttons Craft Buttons Favorite Findings Basic Buttons Assorted Sizes for Sewing Fasteners Scrapbooking and DIY Craft (560 Pieces) • Amazon Business $6.99 1 $6.99
Creativity Street Wiggle Eyes Multi-Pack, 500-Piece Pack (AC3435) • Amazon Business $6.90 1 $6.90

Materials cost

$165.76

Vendor shipping charges

FREE

State sales tax

$14.50

3rd party payment processing fee

$2.49

Fulfillment labor & materials

$30.00

Total project cost

$212.75

Suggested donation to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

$37.54

Total project goal

$250.29

How we calculate what's needed

Total project goal

$250.29

2 Donors

-$200.29

Donations toward project cost

-$170.25

Donations to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$30.04

match offer

-$50.00

Match offer toward project cost

-$42.50

Match offer to help DonorsChoose reach more classrooms

-$7.50

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$0.00

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